Yesterday I mentioned that I wish I had the guts to be okay with my body, and that I was going to try to get some of my sexy back. What I didn’t mention is that last year, Jason lost 40 pounds in about five months. He’s kept it off, he is in great shape, and looking just as hot as the day we met. I on the other hand weigh almost as much as I did when I was 8 months pregnant with the twins.
When Ethan was born, the weight just fell off. I looked really good, and for some stupid reason I assumed the same thing would happen after I had the twins. This was absolutely not the case. Between being a huge stress ball 24/7, eating like crap, drinking too much, and not exercising, I look and feel horrible.
Last week I told you that I have every excuse in the world for not losing weight, and asked you all for help and advice. Your support was overwhelming, and very motivating. I realized that I was the only one holding me back – that I just needed to take that first step and just do it. To make the time. To get off my ass. To love myself enough. Which is exactly what I did. I made a promise to myself: One Month.
I will give myself one month to seriously
diet eat right and exercise. I took the Brazil Butt Lift out of it’s packaging and started reading.
I decided to start with the “6-Day Supermodel Slimdown Plan”, which consists of eating a specific diet and working out about an hour a day. I am on day 3, and have lost 4 pounds. I understand it’s probably all water retention, but it is motivating.
Let me be honest: When it comes to food, I will cheat. I know this, and I am okay with it. So I have decided to post my measurements and my cheats once a week to keep me honest. I need to be accountable. I need to know that I have people watching me!
These measurements were taken on Sunday, April 15th. I actually started the diet the next morning. Yes, there are before pictures, but they are awful. If you ever need motivation to get off your ass and try to get yourself back into shape, just have your husband take pictures of you in a bathing suit from front, side, and back angles. They were disgusting. So you can see the measurements for now, and at the end of the month, I’ll go ahead and show you before and after pictures – whether there is a major improvement or not.
Before I give you the measurements, let me tell you that I am absolutely LOVING the Brazil Butt Lift workouts! I am the most uncoordinated person I know. Dancing? Is not my forte. But I’m having so much fun that although it feels like work and I can barely walk up the stairs, I’m having fun doing it, don’t mind doing it, and being so sore just proves to me it’s working!
So without further adieu, my measurements the day before I started. I am out of shape people, and these numbers prove it.
My Cheats: I am only on Day 3, but here they are so far.
Monday – A glass of wine
Tuesday – 1 and a half vodka cocktails at the Burke Williams event (more on that later)
Wednesday – No cheats! I done did good today, people!
I know the girl in the picture up there is probably 20-something-years-old and has never had a baby, let alone 3 of them. I’m not being unrealistic with my expectations – really I just want to be able to wear a bathing suit without wearing shorts to hide my butt and belly. I want to be comfortable in my skin again. I don’t think that’s asking too much, do you?